Director, People Program Management & Strategic Operations
Company: Sumo Logic
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Sumo Logic is looking for a Director, People Program Management
& Strategic Operations to join our team. The mission and purpose of
this role will be to help build, scale and manage/maintain a
project management architecture for all aspects of the Human
Ultimately, the Director will set the foundation for project
management excellence and help enable a world class People
function, anticipating the needs of the business and employees
globally, as Sumo Logic targets a growth trajectory to a
multi-billion dollar, global market leader.
Ensure cross-team (working between Talent Acquisition, HRBP, People
Ops, Total Rewards) and cross-functional (Finance, Legal,
Compliance and IT) work and alignment on project organization,
project priorities, investment and implementation.
Set up a project management and program management function,
selecting tooling, methods, collaboration architecture,
decision-making, tracking and reporting, data requirements,
partnerships and rituals/philosophy. Including standards for
documentation, data management and progress monitoring.
Lead program management operations and systems/tools to ensure
scope, progress, status, triage, and help drive on-time, on-budget
delivery on core people programs and initiatives.
Help the people function to measure the impact of project and
program implementations; effectiveness and efficiency metrics to
ensure that our programs and operational architecture can sustain
long term organizational goals, and the ability to gather
causality, impact and value of these programs on the organization,
through data. Confirm measurable KPIs and leading/lagging
indicators for project/program impact during program design to
implementation, and post implementation.
Ensure the People Program Management Office can support both new
and ongoing programs, while encouraging innovation and
transformation as the organization expands.
8+ years of business experience in relevant work or roles.
Prior experience in implementing large scale projects that involve
systems and technology, along with business processes, job redesign
and user/customer enablement and education.
Strong understanding of project management phases, organization,
tools and methods.
Ideally holds a PMP certification and/or understands project
management (or agile/kanban etc) methods and use of tools like
Jira, Asana, Microsoft Projects, Smartsheet, Trello etc.
Has successfully implemented new programs across global
Has a background in some aspect of Enterprise IT Operations,
Business Operations or Talent/HR Operations.
Has worked extensively with senior management and/or
Demonstrates curiosity in the face of new tasks or responsibilities
with a "listen, learn and lean" in approach.
Self-starter with a strong independent ability to research and
quickly become an expert. Strong written and analytical skil l, an
adept problem-solver and first principles thinker.
Strong verbal skills and the ability and courage to push, challenge
or speak truth to power in service of program success.
This role can be remote, but there is a requirement for travel
(sometimes monthly or quarterly) for those not located close to our
Bay Area location, to ensure they can interact in-person with key
Sumo Logic is the pioneer in continuous intelligence, a new
category of software, which enables organizations of all sizes to
address the data challenges and opportunities presented by digital
transformation, modern applications, and cloud computing. The Sumo
Logic Continuous Intelligence Platform--- automates the collection,
ingestion, and analysis of application, infrastructure, security,
and IoT data to derive actionable insights within seconds. More
than 2,100 customers rely on Sumo Logic to build, run, and secure
their modern applications and cloud infrastructures. Only Sumo
Logic delivers its platform as a true, multi-tenant SaaS
architecture, across multiple use-cases, enabling businesses to
thrive in the Intelligence Economy.
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